Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism

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Related information - pulmonary embolism

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For health professionals
13 Oct 2016 Find out which tests, treatments or procedures healthcare providers and consumers should question, as recommended by Australian medical colleges.
01 Oct 2016
Recommendations from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists on imaging for ankle trauma, deep venous thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, low back pain, whole breast radiation therapy, prostate cancer, bone metastases, brain radiation therapy & locoregional therapy.
For health professionals
14 Mar 2016 Diagnostic imaging pathways are available for respiratory disorders, including bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, dyspnoea, lung cancer and haemoptysis.
For health professionals (CPD activity)
27 May 2014 Consider appropriate prevention of VTE in hospital inpatients. Pulmonary embolism is responsible for approximately 10% of all deaths in hospital, even though most of these deaths are largely preventable.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
01 Aug 2013 Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) is PBS listed as an alternative to parenteral anticoagulation with heparin and dose-adjusted warfarin for treatment of DVT and prevention of VTE recurrence.
(Media release)
30 Jul 2013 With oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban set to be subsidised under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for preventing stroke, NPS MedicineWise is urging people to talk to their doctor before stopping or making any changes to their anticoagulant medicines.
(Medicine)
19 Jul 2013 Rivaroxaban is an anticoagulant that stops blood clots forming. Find out how it works & the benefits of taking it.
(Medicine)
19 Jul 2013 Take rivaroxaban for as long as your doctor tells you to. Find out more.
(Medicine)
19 Jul 2013 It is important to follow the instructions for taking rivaroxaban safely. Find out about different doses for different conditions, and how long to take it.
(Medicine)
19 Jul 2013 Rivaroxaban is used to stop blood clots forming after some kinds of surgery, and can prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation. It can also treat existing blood clots. Find out more.